The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 70 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 59 75 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.09% 3.05% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 4.32% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 37
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£350 £349 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £298 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £514 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £26.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -5.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2153 1736 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.19% 70.54% 67.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 872 888
Average daily rate £379 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 76
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £17.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +63.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -20 23 £363 +0.34% 5
Glasgow -16 19 £350 -11.11% 4
Stirling -9 4 £288 -17.85% 1
Aberdeen +9 1 £275 -18.51% 1
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 65 (53.28%) Finance
2 28 (22.95%) Banking
3 23 (18.85%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (18.03%) Project Management
5 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.57%) Test Scripting
7 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (13.11%) ISEB
9 14 (11.48%) SQL
9 14 (11.48%) ITIL
9 14 (11.48%) Retail
9 14 (11.48%) Test Strategy
10 13 (10.66%) Waterfall
10 13 (10.66%) Migration
10 13 (10.66%) Software Testing
10 13 (10.66%) ISTQB
10 13 (10.66%) Degree
11 12 (9.84%) Test Management
11 12 (9.84%) System Testing
11 12 (9.84%) Data Management
11 12 (9.84%) Windows
11 12 (9.84%) Linux
12 10 (8.20%) Scrum
12 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
12 10 (8.20%) Test Planning
13 9 (7.38%) Investment Management
13 9 (7.38%) Manual Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (7.38%) Web Services
14 8 (6.56%) XML

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (0.82%) Documentum
1 1 (0.82%) SAS
1 1 (0.82%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.82%) FileNet
1 1 (0.82%) CMS
1 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Office
3 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Agresso
2 3 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.64%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (1.64%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.82%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) MS Access
2 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.82%) DB2
6 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) JIRA
2 3 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.64%) Subversion
3 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.82%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.82%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.82%) Ant
4 1 (0.82%) JUnit
4 1 (0.82%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.82%) Maven
4 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (53.28%) Finance
2 28 (22.95%) Banking
3 14 (11.48%) Retail
4 5 (4.10%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.82%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.82%) Billing
8 1 (0.82%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
8 1 (0.82%) French Language
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Analyst
2 21 (17.21%) Test Manager
3 17 (13.93%) Test Analyst
3 17 (13.93%) Tester
4 16 (13.11%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Test Leader
7 8 (6.56%) UAT Tester
8 7 (5.74%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Process Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Business Process Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Junior
10 4 (3.28%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (3.28%) Systems Tester
10 4 (3.28%) Junior Tester
10 4 (3.28%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Senior Test Manager
11 3 (2.46%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) Web Services
2 8 (6.56%) XML
3 7 (5.74%) .NET
3 7 (5.74%) SOAP
4 6 (4.92%) JSON
4 6 (4.92%) RESTful
5 5 (4.10%) HTML
6 4 (3.28%) CSS
6 4 (3.28%) CSS3
7 3 (2.46%) HTML5
7 3 (2.46%) EDI
8 2 (1.64%) REST
9 1 (0.82%) jQuery
9 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.82%) Spring
9 1 (0.82%) JSF
9 1 (0.82%) JDBC
9 1 (0.82%) JSP
9 1 (0.82%) Servlets
9 1 (0.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.92%) FMCG
5 5 (4.10%) Open Source
5 5 (4.10%) IVR
6 4 (3.28%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.64%) Ergonomics
8 2 (1.64%) Derivative
8 2 (1.64%) PMI
8 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.82%) AS400
9 1 (0.82%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Windows
1 12 (9.84%) Linux
2 6 (4.92%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) Project Management
2 21 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.57%) Test Scripting
4 18 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (11.48%) ITIL
5 14 (11.48%) Test Strategy
6 13 (10.66%) Waterfall
6 13 (10.66%) Software Testing
6 13 (10.66%) Migration
7 12 (9.84%) Test Management
7 12 (9.84%) System Testing
7 12 (9.84%) Data Management
8 10 (8.20%) Scrum
8 10 (8.20%) Test Planning
9 9 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.38%) Investment Management
9 9 (7.38%) Manual Testing
10 8 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (6.56%) Performance Testing
10 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 8 (6.56%) Java
3 6 (4.92%) VB
4 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.46%) C
6 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) ISEB
2 13 (10.66%) ISTQB
2 13 (10.66%) Degree
3 6 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (3.28%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.28%) HNC
5 4 (3.28%) HND
6 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) MCSE
7 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.64%) PMP
8 1 (0.82%) MCT
8 1 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
1 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
1 2 (1.64%) EMIR
2 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) XenApp
1 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (18.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.28%) Control-M
3 2 (1.64%) SCCM
3 2 (1.64%) OpenView
3 2 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle
1 7 (5.74%) HP
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) Business Objects
2 4 (3.28%) Genesys
3 3 (2.46%) Reuters
3 3 (2.46%) Bloomberg
3 3 (2.46%) IBM
3 3 (2.46%) RIMES
4 2 (1.64%) Cognos
4 2 (1.64%) Dell
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe
5 1 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) Perforce
5 1 (0.82%) AppSense
5 1 (0.82%) Teradata
5 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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